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Tailgate Support Strut Replacement

  • Have an assistant help you when removing and installing the support strut.
  • Take care not to scratch the body and tailgate.
  1. Remove the pivot bolt (A) from the body.
  1. Remove the bolts, then remove the support strut (B) from the tailgate.
  1. Install the tailgate side bolts first, next install the body side pivot bolt, and fix the support strut correctly.